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West Bengal: State in Eastern India
West Bengal is a state in the eastern portion of India. It is situated along the Bay of Bengal, along with a population of over 91 million inhabitants within an area of 88,752 km2 (34,267 sq mi) as of 2011. The population estimate as of 2023 is 102,552,787. West Bengal is the fourth-most populous and thirteenth-largest state by area in India, as well as the eighth-most populous country subdivision of the world. As a part of the Bengal region of the Indian subcontinent, it borders Bangladesh in the east, and Nepal and Bhutan in the north. It also borders the Indian states of Jharkhand, Odisha, Bihar, Sikkim and Assam. The state capital is Kolkata, the third-largest metropolis, and seventh largest city by population in India. West Bengal includes the Darjeeling Himalayan hill region, the Ganges delta, the Rarh region, the coastal Sundarbans and the Bay of Bengal. The state's main ethnic group are the Bengalis, with the Bengali Hindus forming the demographic majority.

Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani Attends Bengal Global Business Summit | Oneindia News [Video]

Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani Attends Bengal Global Business Summit | Oneindia News

At the Bengal Global Business Summit event, Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani says, "Reliance will leave no stone unturned to accelerate West Bengal's growth. Reliance has invested close to Rs..

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Uttarakhand Tunnel Collapse: Trucks arrive with pipes to aid in the rescue of workers | Oneindia [Video]

Uttarakhand Tunnel Collapse: Trucks arrive with pipes to aid in the rescue of workers | Oneindia

Rescue operations are ongoing to evacuate 40 workers trapped inside a collapsed tunnel in Uttarakhand for over 48 hours now. Videos from the spot showed huge piles of concrete blocking the tunnel,..

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Arvind Kejriwal Faces ED Interrogation in Excise Policy Case| What is AAP's strategy | Oneindia News [Video]

Arvind Kejriwal Faces ED Interrogation in Excise Policy Case| What is AAP's strategy | Oneindia News

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal faces Enforcement Directorate questioning in the Delhi excise policy case, with potential arrest fueling political tension. AAP alleges BJP-driven conspiracy, anticipating..

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Cyclone Hamoon intensifies into severe cyclone, no major impact likely in Odisha | Oneindia News [Video]

Cyclone Hamoon intensifies into severe cyclone, no major impact likely in Odisha | Oneindia News

Cyclone 'Hamoon' has intensified into a very severe cyclonic storm, and currently lies close to Odisha, West Bengal and Bangladesh, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said in its latest update..

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Controversy Erupts As Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury Rides Bike Without Helmet On Highway | Oneindia News [Video]

Controversy Erupts As Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury Rides Bike Without Helmet On Highway | Oneindia News

Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, a notable political figure from West Bengal, became embroiled in controversy when he was captured riding a motorcycle on a highway without wearing a helmet. This incident..

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Sikkim floods: 56 casualties reported so far; search is on for 142 people in Sikkim | Oneindia News [Video]

Sikkim floods: 56 casualties reported so far; search is on for 142 people in Sikkim | Oneindia News

The death toll in the massive flash flood in Sikkim reached 56 on Saturday. According to reports, 26 bodies have been recovered from Sikkim so far. The disaster management authorities have also..

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Bengal Flood: Flash floods in Kalimpong trigger evacuations, over 10,000 rescued [Video]

Bengal Flood: Flash floods in Kalimpong trigger evacuations, over 10,000 rescued

While Sikkim is in turmoil after flash floods in the state have claimed at least 14 lives, West Bengal is now reeling under floods after incessant rainfall hit various areas of the state for the past..

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